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Python Kills Security Guard At Bali Hotel

  BALI – A python has strangled a security guard near a luxury hotel on Indonesia’s resort island of Bali on Friday, and then escaped into nearby bushes following the deadly attack, police and a hotel employee who witnessed the incident said. The incident happened around 3 a.m. as the 4.5-meter (15-foot) -long python was slithering across […]

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3 Dead, 3 Injured in Car Crash on Mai Sai – Chiang Rai Highway

CHIANG RAI – Police reported that there was a serious car accident on the Mae Sai – Chiang Rai Road in Mae Chan District, Chiang Rai. When the police arrived, a Honda sedan was on fire and a woman driver, Darunee Sombunjai (31), was stuck inside. Once the firefighter has finished putting the fire out […]

December 29th, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

Protester Shot Dead as Violence in Bangkok Continues

    BANGKOK—An antigovernment protester was shot dead and three others wounded after an unidentified gunman opened fire on a demonstration site in central Bangkok early Saturday as tension continues to build ahead of national elections slated for just more than a month from now. The predawn attack came after nearly two months of increasingly […]

December 29th, 2013 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

39 Road Deaths on First day of New Year’s “Seven Dangerous Days”

26,000 people are killed in road accidents every year in Thailand   BANGKOK – A total of 39 deaths and 399 injuries in 392 road accidents nationwide was recorded on Friday, the first day of the New Year holiday’s “seven dangerous days,” according to a senior transport official.   During a press briefing today, Chanchai […]

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Victoria Azarenka Breezes Past Serena Williams in Hua Hin

  HUA HIN – World number two Victoria Azarenka battled back from an injury-plagued season to defeat top-ranked Serena Williams 7-5, 6-3 in Thailand on Saturday. The Belarusian 24-year-old is hoping her victory at the exhibition match in Thailand will set the stage for a strong performance at the upcoming Australian Open. “It’s a great […]

December 29th, 2013 | Posted in Sports | Read More »

Temperature to Drop Another 2-4 Degrees Celsius

  CHIANG RAI – According to the Meteorological Department Temperatures in most parts of the country will drop a further 2-4 degree Celsius starting today due to another wave of strong high pressure from China. The cold front from China has already covered Vietnam and is expected to arrive in Thailand on Friday and this […]

December 28th, 2013 | Posted in Chiangrai News | Read More »

General Prayuth says the Military Will Not Abandon the People

  BANGKOK – Army Commander-in-Chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha reaffirmed the military’s neutral stand in the wake of the current political conflict but stressed that it could not abandon the people either. While admitting that the conflict is of great concern, he said that the military could not take sides.  He also pleaded parties in the […]

December 28th, 2013 | Posted in Regional News | Read More »

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